The Modern University and its Discontents: The Fate of Newman's Legacies in Britain and America

The Modern University and its Discontents: The Fate of Newman's Legacies in Britain and America

by Sheldon Rothblatt
     
 

A study of how the university in Britain and America has developed in relation to government and society.See more details below

Overview

A study of how the university in Britain and America has developed in relation to government and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521453318
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/09/1997
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. The idea of the idea of a university and its antithesis; 2. 'Consult the Genius of the Place'; 3. 'The first undergraduates, recognizable as such'; 4. Failure; 5. Historical and comparative remarks on the 'federal principle' in higher education; Interlude: General introduction to chapters six and seven; 6. Supply and demand in the writing of university history since about 1790: 1. 'The awkward interval'; 7. Supply and demand in the writing of university history since about 1790: 2. The market and the University of London; 8. Alternatives: 1. The importance of being unattached; 9. Alternatives: 2. Born to have no rest; Index.

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